Selected 2018

Guillaume Pousaz

  • Current company Checkout.com
  • Country United Arab Emirates

About Checkout.com

Checkout.com offers unified payment technology to help companies accept more payments worldwide through one integration. It handles every step of the payment process on a proprietary technology platform, so merchants benefit from feature parity across regions, faster processing speeds, greater reliability, and full data visibility. Its mission is to partner with businesses to increase revenue by optimizing their payments, supporting international expansion, and meeting the dynamic needs of their customers. Processing 150+ currencies, Checkout.com has direct access to Visa, Mastercard, American Express, all major international cards as well as popular alternative and local payment methods. Customers include global businesses like TransferWise, Deliveroo, EasyGroup and Samsung. Checkout.com was ranked the UK’s fastest growing FinTech by Deloitte’s Fast50 & named PwC’s high-growth business of the year 2018.

About Guillaume

Guillaume Pousaz is the founder & CEO of Checkout.com with the intention of capturing the opportunity presented by eCommerce’s global growth trends.
Guillaume founded Checkout.com in 2012, bootstrapping the business until its record-breaking $230M Series A in May 2019. The round valued the business at nearly $2B and represented Europe’s largest Series A fundraise ever and the third largest Series A globally. The Group currently has 500+ employees and operates 10 offices worldwide (London, Berlin, Paris, Porto, Dubai, Singapore, HK, Mauritius, São Paulo and SF).
Originally hailing from Switzerland, he has since lived all over the world as he drove Checkout.com’s ambitious international expansion.

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